4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga via Draa valley
- Tour itinerary
- Discover the culture of the Berber people and the landscape in which they have lived and defended their freedom, time and time again, over the centuries. The experience is often described as ‘stepping back in time’ from a modern world to one where the culture is rich with age old traditions and superstitions
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait ben haddou – Zagoura
Departure to Ouarzazate from Tizi’n’Tichka (2260 meters), the highest road in Morocco. The beautiful Berber villages are scattered at the foot of the Central High Atlas. Crossing the valley with the thousand wonders of Assif Ounila visit the kasba Glaoui Telouet. Arrival in Ait Ben Haddou and visit the world unesco old Kasbah, then follow the road to Tifernine and jJbel Anouar to Agdz. Via the large oued/valley of Draa flanked by beautiful palm groves and desert landscapes. Ksour and kasbah follow each other up to the oasis of Zagora. Visit to the pottery quarter of Zaouia Naciria and its library. Some works dating back to the 13th century are manuscripts on gazelle skin. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Zagora – Draa valley – Tazarine – Rissani – Merzouga
Crossing the large desert plateau near the Sahara you will discover one of the last oasis of Tafilalet before reaching Rissani and then the beautiful dune area of Merzouga. Night in bivouac in “nomadic” style curtains intertwined with goat hair. An experience you will never forget!
Day 3: Merzouga dunes – Toudra Gorges – Rose valley – Ouarzazate
Extraordinary sunrise on the dunes of Merzouga and departure for Tinerhir along a beautiful road lined with palm groves and villages, continuation towards Boulmane du Dades and visit of the Dades gorges. Then head towards ouarzazate through the rose valley and the oasis of skoura and its magnificent Kasbahs. Overnight in hotel in Ouarzazate.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – High atlas mountains – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will visit the old Kasbah Taourirte, marked as world heritage bu unesco, then, continue to Marrakech along a beautiful road that crosses the High Atlas. Descent to the Haouz plain, crossing many villages settled in the foot hills of the mountains. Arrival and check in to your hotel in Marrakech.
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